GABRIELA YIAXIS IS AN ESTABLISHED COSTUME DESIGNER AND STYLIST IN FILM AND ADVERTISING. SHE HAS WORKED INTERNATIONALLY FOR OVER 15 YEARS, TAKING CHARACTERS FROM SCRIPT TO SCREEN WITH A DISTINCT BLEND OF AUTHENTICITY, STYLE AND REALISM.

ORIGINALLY FROM BRAZIL, GABRIELA STUDIED ARCHITECTURE THEN FASHION AT UNIVERSITY BEFORE MOVING HER CAREER TO COSTUME DESIGN. SHE SETTLED IN LONDON OVER TEN YEARS AGO AND BEGAN WORKING WITH BARRY KAMEN AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE ICONIC DIY POST-PUNK MOVEMENT, “BUFFALO” WHERE SHE IMMERSED HERSELF IN MODERN BRITISH SUBCULTURES AND MASTERED THE ART OF MIXING OLD WITH NEW, SPORTSWEAR WITH HIGH COUTURE, CRAFT WITH DIGITAL, MINIMALISM WITH OPULENCE.

GABRIELA’S DIVERSITY AND EXPERIENCE ALLOWS HER TO MOVE EFFORTLESSLY BETWEEN FIELDS: FROM PERIOD TO CONTEMPORARY, NARRATIVE TO FASHION AND FILM TO TV COMMERCIALS.

SHE HAS WORKED WITH SOME OF THE MOST WELL RESPECTED FILM & TVC DIRECTORS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS IN THE INDUSTRY INCLUDING DAVID SHANE, TOM TAGHOLM, YANN DEMANGE, TOM GREEN, HENRY HOBSON, SAM BROWN, MARTIN CAMPBELL, CHRIS PALMER, THE CRONENWETHS, ADAM BERGH, OTTO STUPAKOFF, EDWARD WATTS, MICHAEL PALEODIMOS AND ARTISTS INCLUDING HELEN MIRREN, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, JASON WATKINS, KATE HARDIE, ELLA PURNELL, PAUL MCCARTNEY, KATE MOSS, SUSIE BICK, OLIVIA COLEMAN, USAIN BOLT, WAYNE ROONEY UNDER THE BELT OF THE MOST ESTEEMED NAMES IN FILM, ART, FASHION AND ADVERTISING COMPANIES INCLUDING FILM4, BFI, BBC FILMS, VOGUE, ARENA HOMME, POP MAGAZINE, WHITECHAPEL GALLERY, TATE MODERN, STINK, PARK PICTURES, SOMESUCH, FURLINED, ROGUE FILMS AND O POSITIVE.

TRANSITIONING BETWEEN SHORT, FEATURE FILMS, FASHION EDITORIALS, AND TV COMMERCIALS GAVE HER THE EXPERIENCE TO HANDLE A-LIST CAST, CREATIVE HIGH EXPECTATIONS FROM DIRECTORS ALONG THE ABILITY OF WORK ACROSS ALL BUDGET LEVELS.

GABRIELA OWNS AN ECLECTIC MIX OF CONTEMPORARY & PERIOD STOCK WHICH SHE USES WHENEVER POSSIBLE AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO DISPOSABLE FASHION AND TO HELP KEEP THE INDUSTRY MORE SUSTAINABLE.

SHE CONTINUES TO BUILD RELATIONSHIPS IN FILM, FASHION AND ADVERTISING NOT SOLELY BECAUSE OF HER SKILLS – BUT ALSO BECAUSE OF HER PERSONABLE AND COLLABORATIVE PERSONALITY.


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